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08.13.13 Posted in words to linger on by

Kate Hammerich’s most recent poem to appear here was Robin (July 2013).untitledBy Kate Hammerich To my father and my brother: I hate you for not losing what I will loseI hate you for not being capable of such loss.. And for not allowing me to speak of such, for stumbling to the end of sorrow alone, unspoken, […]


When You Ride With Me

08.12.13 Posted in today's words by

Frank Cavano’s most recent poem to appear here was Today Is a Good Day (July 2013).When You Ride With MeBy Frank Cavano When you ride with me I do not see the wood stork nearby standing.If the mockingbird has spoken, itis only to himself in whispers.Nor do I hear the sound of tireswaxing pavement or feel thevertigo of […]


Dumbfounded Notes

08.11.13 Posted in today's words by

Sy Roth’s most recent poem to appear here was Even the Dark Night Sings the Shiva Song (July 2013).Dumbfounded NotesBy Sy Roth Never could figure out a B flat from a C sharp,Ear lunker that I am.Strings to be played ape Tarzan’s yodeling cryAs he swings from branch to branch pounding his chest. Musicality raises a bedeviling […]


Epiphany

08.10.13 Posted in today's words by

Christopher Roe’s most recent poem to appear here was Last poem of the year (July 2013).EpiphanyBy Christopher Roe Beneath the weight of sadness bentthe silver coins of treason spentI heard a bird sing in a treeand whales were singing far at seaand crickets they were singing tooas morning caused the dove to coooutside my window […]


Beauty Lost

08.09.13 Posted in today's words by

Keith D’Sa’s poem untitled appeared here in May 2013.Beauty LostBy Keith D’Sa In a mazeof the now and the absurdgrows a single flower, Much like a tumorupon an unsuspecting organ.Chariot wheels and cartwheels All trample this being;weeds are treated better.In this maze of reality and  The surreal, a wandering soulstands long enough to stareas the world’s beauty […]